09/20/2012, Speakers come in all shapes and sizes, but these ceramic animal speakers not only look pretty classy, but are pretty inconspicuous as well. After all, on first glance and if we did not tell you, you probably would have thought of these as decorative mantle/shelf pieces, right? Granted they were originally designed to be mere decorative pieces, they have been fitted with 40mm passive speakers that rely on the hollowed […]
08/29/2012, Nokia has teamed up with famed audio company JBL to come up with a tantalizing array of audio accessories, where the first fruits of the collaboration has resulted in the JBL PlayUp Portable Wireless Speaker. This new pair of speakers will definitely conjure up memories of the NFC-enabled Nokia Play 360° portable speakers that were released sometime last year. Sporting bright colors in a cylindrical design, the JBL PlayUp Portable […]
05/17/2012, What makes the iHOME iP76 LED Color Changing Speaker Tower so special? So, it has LEDs that will change color to suit the mood, soothing things down after a long, hard day at the office, but apart from that, it is also full well capable of connecting to a compatible device wirelessly, thanks to the magical wonder that is known as Bluetooth connectivity. Out later this July, the iHOME iP76 […]
02/01/2012, If you’re in the market for unique-looking speakers that are touted to sound as good as they look, Serene Audio might have what you need. Handcrafted from bamboo and lined with leather, these unique speakers are designed to give you high-quality sound from environmental-friendly materials. Available as active speakers for your laptops and MP3 players or passive speakers for your TV & Home theater systems, Serene Audio speakers are also […]
01/06/2012, [CES 2012] It’s never too early to prepare for the summer parties, and Behringer is coming up with the Backyard Blaster, a beefy portable (or we should say “transportable”) sound system for iPod and iPhone. The Behringer Backyard Blaster seems just a bit smaller than a regular carry-on suitcase, and I find its curvy design particularly cool, especially with the (retractable) handle in the back and the wheels at the bottom. If […]
12/15/2011, Most speakers purchased for your computer usually arrive in the upright position due to the way their tweeters are placed. They are usually arranged from top to bottom, ranging from highs to lows. So what about those times when you’d wish you had a sound bar instead? Well if you’ve got the cash to spare, Buffalo Kokuyo’s USB-powered speakers should be able to provide a solution to your problem.
12/13/2011, If you’re the type that values form over function, you might want to take a look at these MinuSkull speakers from Paris-based design duo, Kuntzel+Deygas. These skull-shaped speakers appear to make good use of the speaker’s tweeters as eyes, and combined with the rest of the body gives the illusion of a skull, albeit a friendly-looking one.
12/12/2011, If you’re a huge Michael Jackson fan, as obscure as this might be, how would you like to own a piece of the dance floor that he reportedly practiced on in preparation for his tours? Well if that sounds like something you could go on board with, Croft House has launched a new series of speakers that they claim is made out of the wood that the King of Pop […]
12/05/2011, If you travel a lot and you bring your laptop/tablet with you wherever you go, chances are the only way you listen to your music is either through the built-in speakers (which can prove to be less than adequate), headphones, or even portable mini speakers. Now if you’re looking for something a little louder but portable, you could consider the Vibroy Portable Vibration Speaker.
12/05/2011, If you’re one of those people who has to listen to music no matter what you’re doing, you’ve probably tried listening to music while on a bicycle before. While it does make riding less boring, listening to music with the use of headphones while on a bicycle can be dangerous – you might not hear the sound of oncoming vehicles or even cries of other people who are trying to […]
12/01/2011, The thing about throwing a house party is that inevitably there will be someone who hates the music. So instead of continuously swapping out MP3 players for different songs, design Jason Farsai has come up with a speaker dock concept that should accommodate just about everyone’s taste in music.
11/17/2011, JBL has recently unveiled a new set of desktop speakers called the JBL Jembe. As you can tell, this is named after percussion instrument, the Djembe, although unlike the instrument itself, we do not recommend that go about beating on these set of speakers.
11/14/2011, Bang & Olufsen are known for their ultra high-end speaker systems, and it looks like they will adding to their list an Apple Airplay speaker with the BeoLit 12, pictured above, which by all accounts does not appear to be of the same design and elegance that one might expect from Bang & Olufsen, but we will reserve our judgement when more photos emerge.
11/09/2011, Russound has just announced the AirGo Outdoor Sound Station, where it is said to be the first amplified speaker of its kind that will come with a built-in AirPort Express Dock. Not only is the Russound AirGo Outdoor Sound Station highly portable, it is also weather-resistant to boot, making sure you are able to bring this along with you on your camping and outdoor trips without worrying about it being […]